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MVC with Two Trapped

posted Feb 23, 2017, 1:04 PM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B   [ updated Feb 23, 2017, 1:06 PM ]
On February 21, 2017 at 1352 hours, Aetna along with New Castle County Paramedics and Delaware State Police helicopter Trooper 4 were dispatched to the intersection of Old Baltimore Pike and Robert L. Melson Lane for an MVC with entrapment. As units were responding Fireboard advised there were two patients, each trapped in separate vehicles. With the updated report Christiana Fire was added to the response. Units arrived and simultaneously began extrication efforts on the vehicles and treatment of the patients. Extrication of Patient #1 was completed in 8 minutes, and Patient #2 in 16 minutes. One patient was transported to Christiana Hospital via Trooper 4 and the second was transported by ground with ALS. The Delaware State Police are handling the investigation and Asst. Chief Sands had Newark Command.